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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)

By Cahill, Thomas

New York: Anchor Books, 2003 Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. Explore the legacy, good and bad, of the ancient Greeks. the Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated, other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown. .. Soft Cover. New.

$10.00

By Jove ! Brush Up Your Mythology
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By Jove ! Brush Up Your Mythology

By Macrone,Michael

New York: HarperCollins, 1992 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine - Price Clipped.

$15.00

From Achilles' Heel to Zeus's Shield: A Lively, Information Guide to More Than 300 Words and Phrases Born of Mythology
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From Achilles' Heel to Zeus's Shield: A Lively, Information Guide to More Than 300 Words and Phrases Born of Mythology

By Dibbley, Dale Corey

New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1993 Many words and expressions commonly used in English are rooted in Mythology. Dibbley looks at the most colorful ones, briefly recounting the stories of the gods and heroes and their trials and tribulations that inspired them in the first place. 230p. bibliography. Softcover. As New.

$11.00

Everday Greek : Greek Words in English, Including Scientific Terms

By Hoffman,Horace Addison

Chicago: University of Chicago Pr., 1977 Reprint of guide to the many scientific and other words in English which are derived from Greek. First published 1919 (107p.). Reprint.. Soft Cover. Very Good. Ex-Library.

$15.00

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)

By Cahill, Thomas

New York: Doubleday Publishing, 2003 Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. Explore the legacy, good and bad, of the ancient Greeks. the Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated, other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown. .. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. New/New.

$15.00

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)

By Cahill, Thomas

New York: Doubleday Publishing, 2003 Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. Explore the legacy, good and bad, of the ancient Greeks. the Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated, other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown. .. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. New/New.

$15.00

The Greek Heritage in Victorian Britain
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The Greek Heritage in Victorian Britain

By Turner, Frank M

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1984 "An important study that establishes what Victorian writers said about Greek culture and how their interpretations both molded and reflected the attitudes and values of the Victorian age." 461p. index Heavy, large format softcover.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$50.00

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)

By Cahill, Thomas

New York: Random House Large Type, 2003 Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. Explore the legacy, good and bad, of the ancient Greeks. the Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated, other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown. . Clean and crisp (looks unread). Large Type Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips. Large Type.

$21.00

Latin and Greek in Current Use

By Burris, Eli E. & Casson, Lionel

Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice Hall, 1947 First published 1939 "Its aim was to organise and present in a teachable fashion the classical element in English for the student who had little or no Latin or Greek ." 286p. Nice clean text, slight shelf wear. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$25.00

Latin and Greek in Current Use

By Burris, Eli E. & Casson, Lionel

Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice Hall, 1949 First published 1939 "Its aim was to organise and present in a teachable fashion the classical element in English for the student who had little or no Latin or Greek ." revised by Lionel Casson . 292p. Nice clean text, slight shelf wear. 2nd Ed.. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$45.00

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)

By Cahill, Thomas

New York: Doubleday Publishing, 2003 Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. Explore the legacy, good and bad, of the ancient Greeks. the Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated, other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown. . Clean and crisp (looks unread) The only signs of library ownership are stamps on ffep and some tape shadows .. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Ex-Library.

$8.00

By Jove ! Brush Up Your Mythology
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By Jove ! Brush Up Your Mythology

By Macrone,Michael

New York: HarperCollins, 1992 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$15.00

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)

By Cahill, Thomas

New York: Doubleday Publishing, 2003 Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. Explore the legacy, good and bad, of the ancient Greeks. the Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated, other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown. .. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. New/New.

$15.00

Greek Fire

By Taplin Oliver

London: Jonathan Cape, 1989 "The book explores what has been made of ancient Greece, and how the mosern world has been inspired by, reacted against,imitated, transformed, parodied, recycled subverted or received Greek culture" Published in conjunction with a multi-part TV produed by Channel Four in the UK. 274p. plates (some.col) bibliography. index, Illus on endpapers.series. 1st UK Ed... Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$25.00

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea : Why the Greeks Matter (The Hinges of History Ser., Vol. 4)

By Cahill, Thomas

New York: Doubleday Publishing, 2003 Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. Explore the legacy, good and bad, of the ancient Greeks. the Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated, other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown. .. 1st.US Edition.. Hard Cover. New/New.

$15.00